Standoff in Garland ends after man shoots and kills himself

A standoff in Garland ended after a man shot and killed himself Saturday morning.

The standoff started when he made threats that he was going to kill himself and others, Garland police said.

He barricaded himself inside a home on Geneva Street, near Highway 78 and the President George Bush turnpike, around 2:00 a.m.

SWAT officers were called to the scene. They put a phone through a window around 2:30 a.m. but shortly after that a gunshot was heard, police said.

A camera was used to determine that the armed man was not moving. Officers found out the man shot and killed himself.

No one else was hurt.

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